Tag: Steve Parker

ATD’s Success Hinges on ‘Teamwork’

Despite the unknowns of a new White House administration, truck dealers successfully advocated their issues in 2017 and, in the end, scored enormous wins on tax reform and regulations—from significant tax cuts for pass-through entities to influencing DOT’s ruling on electronic logging devices.

ATD’s Spirit of Leadership Continues into 2018

Over the past two years as ATD chairman, I’ve realized that good leadership is consistent, unwavering and, most of all, a collaboration among everyone involved. So in that spirit, let’s continue to reach out to our leaders throughout the year for the mutual benefit of our industry.

ATD Set to Unveil Study on the Future Truck Dealer Landscape

I’m pleased to tell you about ATD’s new study, Commercial Truck Dealer Future Landscape. And it will help make sure that you and your dealerships have a bright and clear path ahead.

A Holiday Message from Your ATD Chairman

People say that ‘a lot can happen in a year.’ And, indeed, it has at the American Truck Dealers (ATD). The holidays are here and I cannot help but reflect on what the year has brought us.

ATD Gets Ready For a Season of Change

The truck dealer business is changing every day and we must prepare for what is ahead.

NADA/ATD to Give Input in Supreme Court Case

The outstanding case that will be heard by the Supreme Court this month is: Do dealership service advisors fall within the federal “salesmen, partsmen and mechanics” overtime pay exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act?

Stars & Stripes Fly High as Truck Dealers Roll into D.C.

ATD hosted a successful third annual legislative fly-in that brought commercial truck dealers from around the country to our nation’s capital to fight for the truck industry.

Time is Right to Repeal Federal Excise Tax

Tax reform and spurring economic growth are at the top of the agenda on Capitol Hill. But when it comes to a harmful tax in the commercial truck retail market, there is none greater than the federal excise tax.

Seasonal Downturn Moves to Brighter Conditions in Truck Industry

As winter turns to spring, ATD members must stay strong through the winds, hail and rough storms-both literally and figuratively.